Yes group volunteers are allowed to volunteer. These could be organizations, institutions, government agencies among others.
No they are not allowed to volunteer
Yes weekends are off for volunteers because they are expected to work from Monday to Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm and therefore weekends are for them to spend their quality time to themselves by relaxing and getting to experience the other side of Uganda i.e its culture, by visiting its beautiful scenery like beaches,gameparks doing shopping and making friends through vists.
Yes you can participate in more than one project this is because PAI is a pioneering social and health enterprise. We support communities through home based care nursing for the elderly and terminally ill persons, community sanitation(personal hygiene), single mothers help project that empowers mothers to be self-reliant through running small scale enterprises, helping them grow their businesses to generate income, sustainable economic growth and alleviate poverty.
Therefore every volunteer is expected to participate at every stage of the project as will be indicated on the work plan irrespective of their professions because all volunteers will be given two weeks of intensive training during orientation before placement to ensure that they serve best wherever they go to represent PAI.
PAI is a pioneering social and health enterprise. We support communities through home based care nursing for the elderly and terminally ill persons, community sanitation(personal hygiene), single mothers help project that empowers mothers to be self-reliant through running small scale enterprises, helping them grow their businesses to generate income, sustainable economic growth and alleviate poverty.
• You will develop your professional skills, enhance your employability and see first-hand the vital practical skills you will have acquired throughout the placement which will boost your CV and help you achieve your dream job.
• By volunteering with PAI one learns the basic cores of life of patience, perseverance, endurance, teamwork, cultural diversity among other things which are required for self-development.
• Enjoy the Ugandan beauty and scenery by visiting the national parks seeing different types of animals like elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, enjoying life at the Ugandan beaches, visit cultural centers like the Kasubi tombs and enjoying the local delicious Ugandan dishes like the famous Matooke dish (steamed bananas wrapped in banana leaves with any curry of your choice).
No there are no specific qualifications required for one to volunteer. PAI gives chance to every 18 year old person both male and female to participate irrespective of their qualifications.
This is because PAI gives intensive training required throughout the placement to enable volunteers acquire all the knowledge they need for the placement.
Yes, one is supposed to get cater for `their before their departure but on arrival, medical insurance is covered for minor illnesses and for volunteers with chronical diseases they are supposed to carry their full medication.
In case of loss of property through theft (but not out of carelessness) PAI guarantees to repay and settle any damages that will be caused as per the terms and conditions
Yes one requires a VISA to travel to Uganda.
All volunteers (both foreign and in country) are required to stay in host homes during the placement. This is to enable cross-cultural learning.
Local Ugandan dishes will be served in the host homes these include breakfast and supper because lunch time is provided for through weekly the stipend. However all meals should be provided for during the weekends and on days when one stays home.
Yes one needs full vaccination against all the required diseases and infections before travelling to Uganda. Additionally one should carry all the necessary medication like anti-malarial drugs for preventive purposes.